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Charles Dickens (Writer)

There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast.
Charles Dickens art
Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.
Charles Dickens art
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of it to anyone else.
Charles Dickens world
The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again.
Charles Dickens art
I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
Charles Dickens time
The whole difference between construction and creation is exactly this: that a thing constructed can only be loved after it is constructed; but a thing created is loved before it exists.
Charles Dickens love
The men who learn endurance, are they who call the whole world, brother.
Charles Dickens men
Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.
Charles Dickens justice
A loving heart is the truest wisdom.
Charles Dickens wisdom
There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the heart.
Charles Dickens wisdom
We forge the chains we wear in life.
Charles Dickens life
If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers.
Charles Dickens people
Reflect upon your present blessings of which every man has many - not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Charles Dickens men
Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true.
Charles Dickens courage
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.
Charles Dickens time
It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.
Charles Dickens light
A day wasted on others is not wasted on one's self.
Charles Dickens self
Great men are seldom over-scrupulous in the arrangement of their attire.
Charles Dickens men
Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!
Charles Dickens travel
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
Charles Dickens art
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
Charles Dickens books
Whatever I have tried to do in life, I have tried with all my heart to do it well; whatever I have devoted myself to, I have devoted myself completely; in great aims and in small I have always thoroughly been in earnest.
Charles Dickens life
An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself.
Charles Dickens self
There are strings in the human heart that had better not be vibrated.
Charles Dickens art
Home is a name, a word, it is a strong one; stronger than magician ever spoke, or spirit ever answered to, in the strongest conjuration.
Charles Dickens magic
There is nothing better than a friend, unless it is a friend with chocolate.
Charles Dickens friend
Every traveler has a home of his own, and he learns to appreciate it the more from his wandering.
Charles Dickens travel
Never close your lips to those whom you have already opened your heart.
Charles Dickens art
Some people are nobody’s enemies but their own.
Charles Dickens people
Procrastination is the thief of time, collar him.
Charles Dickens time
It was not a bosom to repose upon, but it was a capital to hang jewels upon.
Charles Dickens
Though home is a name, a word, it is a strong one; stronger than magician ever spoke, or spirit answered to.
Charles Dickens magic
He might have bought an action for damages against his countenance and won damages.
Charles Dickens action
Equity sends questions to Law. Law sends questions back to equity; Law finds it cant do this, equity finds it cant do that; neither can do anything, without this solicitor instructing and this counsel appearing for A, and that solicitor instructing & that counsel appearing for B.
Charles Dickens law
The dignity of his office is never impaired by the absence of efforts on his part to maintain it.Our Parish, Ch. 1 : The Beadle.  The Parish Engine.  The Schoolmaster.
Charles Dickens art
Oh, dear no, miss, he said. This is a London particular. I had never heard of such a thing. A fog, miss, said the young gentleman. Oh, indeed! said I.Ch. 3
Charles Dickens art
This is the Court of Chancery, which has its decaying houses and its blighted lands in every shire, which has its worn-out lunatic in every madhouse and its dead in every churchyard, which has its ruined suitor with his slipshod heels and threadbare dress borrowing and begging through the round of every mans acquaintance, which gives to monied might the means abundantly of wearying out the right, which so exhausts finances, patience, courage, hope, so overthrows the brain and breaks the heart, that there is not an honourable man among its practitioners who would not give--who does not often give--the warning, Suffer any wrong that can be done you rather than come here!Ch. 1
Charles Dickens hope
Mr. Chadband is a large yellow man, with a fat smile, and a general appearance of having a good deal of train oil in his system.Ch. 19
Charles Dickens man
The Circumlocution Office was as everybody knows without being told the most important Department under Government. No public business of any kind could possibly be done at any time without the acquiescence of the Circumlocution Office. Its finger was in the largest public pie, and in the smallest public tart. It was equally impossible to do the plainest right and to undo the plainest wrong without the express authority of the Circumlocution Office.Bk. I, Ch. 10
Charles Dickens time
Although a skillful flatterer is a most delightful companion if you have him all to yourself, his taste becomes very doubtful when he takes to complimenting other people.
Charles Dickens people
And if its proud to have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts, Miss Jenny struck in, flushed, she is proud.Bk. III, Ch. 2
Charles Dickens art
Grief never mended no broken bones, and as good people’s wery scarce, what I says is, make the most on ’em.Scenes, Ch. 22 : Gin-Shops
Charles Dickens people
Throughout life, our worst weaknesses and meannesses are usually committed for the sake of the people we most despise.Ch. 27
Charles Dickens life
What is peace? Is it war? No. Is it strife? No. Is it lovely, and gentle, and beautiful, and pleasant, and serene, and joyful? Oh, yes! Therefore, my friends, I wish for peace, upon you and upon yours.Ch. 19
Charles Dickens love

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